Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Albany Vintage Car Club entertains Settlers residents

As has become a custom, the Albany Vintage and Classic Motor Club hosted another senior citizens morning out on Saturday, this time the senior...

We each can do our bit to save the oceans

A  festival about whale migration also became an opportunity to make people aware of the hazards of plastic pollution in the oceans, when Lloyd Edwards...

Tammy-Lynne Bosch, the Eastern Cape’s Young Chef of the Year

Tammy-Lynne Bosch was named Young Chef of the Year in the Eastern Cape Chef Forum’s first annual awards presentation in Port Elizabeth in May. The...

Race relations talks in the Eastern Cape

The 1980s are remembered as an unhappy decade in South Africa’s troubled history. Replete with violence, economic stagnation, soaring levels of government debt, the...

Eastern Cape pioneers UK fun literacy programme

The Eastern Cape has become the province to pioneer a UK English literacy programme that will see thousands of Grade 1 teachers undergo training...

A leap into the frog world

Story by intern NANDIPHA PLAATJIE and ROB KNOWLES The Probus Club held a meeting at the Port Alfred Ski-boat Club in Port Alfred last Tuesday...

Help from Canada

BigM intends to assist Ndlambe deal with climate change Ndlambe Municipality has enthusiastically welcomed Canadian support to tackle green issues like waste management and climate change. BigM...

New eating room for Port Alfred Primêre

Port Alfred Primêre Grade 4 teacher and school coordinator Louise Bouah together with the rest of the school recently raised funds to build their...

BigM from Canada helping Ndlambe with climate change and asset management

Salga's BigM project manager, Tebogo Matlou is overseeing the project to increase awareness of climate change and its effect on the people of the...

Christian quiz for charities at St Paul’s

The St Paul's Anglican Church in Port Alfred held its Christian Quiz on Tuesday at the church hall. Sandra Pool, one of the three event...
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PAHS building with eco-bricks

As part of its Enviro Club, Port Alfred High School (PAHS) has begun to put its words into practice by initiating its first eco-brick...

Olive growing is a tough business

The latest Port Alfred Garden Club meeting, held at the St Paul’s church hall on Tuesday, introduced olive farmer Craig Rippon who spoke of...

Lots of sporting activity at Port Alfred High School

Port Alfred High School played a total of 45 netball, hockey and rugby matches in the past fortnight, excluding the tennis matches played in...

Old Andreans reunion hears news about school

About a dozen Old Andreans from the Ndlambe area, along with a number of teachers and members of the association from Bloemfontein gathered for...

Sea Cadets reconstituting in Port Alfred

The Sea Cadets are planning to reopen the doors of TS (Training Ship) Prince Alfred in the near future and have arranged a meeting...

BCM schools not escaping flu bug

High levels of absenteeism are occurring at East London schools as flu takes hold of the Buffalo City Metro. Three strains of the flu virus...

Plagiarism increasing in SA’s management circles‚ UJ study finds

Several researchers in the field of management in South Africa are stealing others' work and passing it off as their own and getting it...

Google Maps set to warn drivers about roadblocks‚ speed cameras

Google Maps is introducing a feature that will alert drivers to roadblocks and speed cameras. The feature will be rolled out in 40 countries‚ including...
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Toposcope opening unites the community

Ndlambe Mayor Phindile Faxi, was a guest of honour at the official opening ceremony of the Toposcope in Bathurst on Saturday and said the...

Operation Brightsight at Port Alfred High School

The Lions visited Port Alfred High School on Friday as part of its Operation Brightsight. The project has helped provide spectacles to thousands of people...

Cancer rising in SA’s young women‚ insurer’s data shows

While Nathan Ganas case leads to improved disclosure of medical conditions an alarming rate of young women are being diagnosed with cancer. This is if...
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Stenden graduation at Royal St Andrews

The entry procession for Stenden South Africa’s 2019 graduation, held at the Royal St Andrews Hotel last Friday night. Thirty-seven graduates were conferred their...

Latest: Sand mine proposal withdrawn

‘Don’t mine sand here’ say local residents An unsolicited proposal to mine sand from an environmentally sensitive area near the Port Alfred balancing dam was...

Polling stations open in Port Alfred

Port Alfred's polling station at the civic centre opened on time (7am) this morning, and everything was calm with the political parties present to...

Business forum highlights water situation

Water has been an issue in Ndlambe for a long time, and independent water consultant for the municipality, Justin Wilmot, explained the problems associated...
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Glitz and Glam at Port Alfred High Matric Dance

Yesterday evening was an exciting moment for Port Alfred High School Matriculants as they were having their matric dance farewell. Most of them arrived...
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Happy Hours kids bring joy to the elderly

The children of Happy Hours Pre-primary school held a short concert at the Settlers Park Care Centre on Thursday morning, and residents sang along...

Musical gifts for Bathurst township school

Once again the Pigs for People initiative run by the Historic Pig and Whistle Inn, and facilitated by front of house manager Natalie Brighton,...

Over 500 arrests and 65‚000 fines issued on country’s roads since start of Easter...

Traffic officials have arrested more than 500 motorists and issued more than 65‚ 000 traffic fines since the start of the Easter holidays. “Preliminary statistics...
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Happy Hours celebrates new classroom opening

It was an early evening of fun and friendship at Happy Hours Pre-primary School last Friday when the school celebrated the opening of its...
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